Report: Explosives missing from Southern California Marine Corps base

The base is in Twentynine Palms, few hours east of downtown Los Angeles. 

Updated: February 6, 2021 - 9:31pm

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Several pounds of high-powered explosives are reportedly missing from a Southern California Marine Corps base, according to multiple news reports. 

TV station 10News San Diego reported this week that about10 pounds of the explosive Composition C-4 disappeared during a long training exercise two weeks ago at Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Base, few hours east of downtown Los Angeles. 

Sources that spoke to the news station think the explosives may have been stolen. The military is offering a reward for their discovery.

Military officials would not comment on the status of the investigation, 10News reported.

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